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Alaska Health Center COVID-19 Survey Summary Report

Latest data from June 17, 2022

Number of Health Center respondents = 12 (44% of all Health Centers)

Data represents information provided by health centers from a single, specified reporting date. Summary information across report dates is not comparable due to differences in which health centers responded for a given report date.

Patients Tested

Metrics Value
Patients Tested for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen)1 1,657
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen) 74.13%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen)1 213
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen) 56.38%

Patients by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Patients Tested, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen)2 Patients Tested Positive, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen)2
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 18.35% 30.52%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.60% 0.00%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.66% 1.41%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00% 0.00%
Asian Patients3 0.60% 1.41%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients3 49.06% 34.27%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients3 0.06% 0.00%
Patients with More Than One Race3 1.27% 1.41%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to Report Race) 0.30% 0.94%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to Report Race) 1.45% 1.88%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 27.64% 28.17%

Patients Vaccinated

Metrics Value
COVID-19 Immunization Series Initiated 96
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Who Initiated COVID-19 Immunization 75.00%
COVID-19 Immunization Series Completed 19
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Who Completed COVID-19 Immunization 33.33%
COVID-19 Immunization Series Additional 156
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Who Received an Additional Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine 34.74%

Vaccinations by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Patient COVID-19 Immunization Series Initiated2 Patient COVID-19 Immunization Series Completed2 Patient COVID-19 Immunization Series Additional2
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 19.79% 52.63% 39.74%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.64%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 3.12% 0.00% 0.64%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Asian Patients3 2.08% 0.00% 0.64%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients3 52.08% 21.05% 18.59%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients3 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Patients with More Than One Race3 1.04% 0.00% 0.00%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to Report Race) 1.04% 5.26% 0.64%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to Report Race) 3.12% 5.26% 3.21%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 17.71% 15.79% 35.90%

Testing Logistics

Average Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Test Results, Virus Detection (PCR, Antigen)

Metrics Value
Less Than 1 Hour 33.33%
1 to 24 Hours 41.67%
More Than 24 Hours 25.00%
N/A 0.00%

Vaccine Logistics

Challenges in Deploying the COVID Vaccine

Metrics Value
Financial reimbursement for costs associated with vaccine administration 16.67%
Staffing to administer the vaccine 16.67%
Vaccine confidence 41.67%
Vaccine storage capacity 8.33%
Vaccine supply 0.00%
Other 0.00%
None 41.67%

Operations and Staff

Metrics Value
COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Received Only From Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program 16.67%
Average Percent of Health Center Visits Conducted Virtually 12.50%

Mobile Vans, Pop-Up Clinics, and School-Based Sites

Metrics Value
Percent of Health Centers Hosting Mobile Vans, Pop-Up, and/or School-Based Clinics 16.67%
Number of Mobile Van Sites 0
Number of Pop-up Clinics 10
Number of School-Based Vaccination Sites 4
Number of Family Vaccination Clinics 0

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Methods in Providing Access to Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Metrics Value
Direct provision of monoclonal antibody therapies 50.00%
Refer patients to another organization that provides monoclonal antibody therapies 41.67%
None 8.33%

Challenges in Providing Access to Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Metrics Value
Access to therapeutics 0.00%
Patient awareness/education 0.00%
Staffing capacity 8.33%
Therapy administration/onsite logistics 0.00%
Other 0.00%
None 91.67%

Test Kit Distribution

Metrics Value
Number of Health Centers that Distributed Test Kits Received through the HRSA COVID-19 Testing Supply Program 7
Number of Test Kits Distributed through the HRSA COVID-19 Testing Supply Program 854

Test Kit Distribution Methods4

Metrics Value
Provided to Existing Health Center Patients 85.71%
Provided to General Public Who Came to the Health Center 57.14%
Provided at Special Vaccination Events (e.g., through mobile vans, pop-up clinics, school-based clinics, family vaccination clinics) 14.29%
Provided at Other Community Events 0.00%
Provided to migratory/seasonal agricultural workers directly or through partnerships with community organizations serving these individuals 0.00%
Provided to individuals with limited English proficiency directly or through partnerships with community organizations serving these individuals 14.29%
Provided to older adults and/or individuals with disabilities directly or through partnerships with community organizations serving these individuals 0.00%
Provided to school-age children and/or their families directly or through partnerships with schools 0.00%
Provided to individuals living in HUD-assisted housing and/or individuals experiencing homelessness directly or through partnerships with local housing authorities 0.00%
Other 14.29%

N95 Mask Distribution

Metrics Value
Health Centers that Distributed N95 Masks Received through the HRSA Health Center COVID-19 N95 Mask Program 5
Number of N95 Masks Distributed through the HRSA Health Center COVID-19 N95 Mask Program 436

N95 Mask Distribution Methods5

Metrics Value
Provided to Existing Health Center Patients 80.00%
Provided to General Public Who Came to the Health Center 80.00%
Provided at Special Vaccination Events (e.g., through mobile vans, pop-up clinics, school-based clinics, family vaccination clinics) 20.00%
Provided at Other Community Events 0.00%
Provided to migratory/seasonal agricultural workers directly or through partnerships with community organizations serving these individuals 0.00%
Provided to individuals with limited English proficiency directly or through partnerships with community organizations serving these individuals 20.00%
Provided to older adults and/or individuals with disabilities directly or through partnerships with community organizations serving these individuals 0.00%
Provided to school-age children and/or their families directly or through partnerships with schools 0.00%
Provided to individuals living in HUD-assisted housing and/or individuals experiencing homelessness directly or through partnerships with local housing authorities 0.00%
Other 0.00%

Oral Antiviral Medication Distribution

Metrics Value
Number of Health Centers that Provided COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Medication through the HRSA Health Center COVID-19 Therapeutics Program 2
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Who Received COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Medication 0.00%

Oral Antiviral Medication Distribution by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Value
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.00%
Asian Patients3 0.00%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients3 0.00%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients3 0.00%
Patients with More Than One Race3 0.00%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to Report Race) 0.00%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to Report Race) 0.00%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 100.00%

Oral Antiviral Medication Distribution by Population Type

Metrics Value
Migratory/Agricultural Workers 0.00%
Patients Experiencing Homelessness 0.00%
Patients Who Are Residents of Public Housing 0.00%
Patients with Limited English Proficiency 0.00%
Children Under 18 Years of Age 0.00%

1 The reported number of patients tested do not represent the same patients included in the reported number of patients tested positive due to a lag between the date the specimen is collected and the availability of test results. Positivity rates cannot be inferred by dividing patients tested positive by patients tested for this reason.

2 Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding to the hundredths.

3 Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.

4 Percentages are calculated using the number of health centers that have distributed test kits received through the HRSA COVID-19 Testing Supply Program as the denominator.

5 Percentages are calculated using the number of health centers that have distributed N95 masks received through the HRSA Health Center COVID-19 N95 Mask Program as the denominator.

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